By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have surely heard of the YouTube video “Evolution of Dance” by Judson Laipply. With over 250 million views, it has become one of the most popular videos on YouTube. In it, Laipply imitates dance styles from the 50s all the way […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates The Jabbawockeez, an all-male dance group originating from San Diego, is practically a household name. This iconic group began with three members — Kevin Brewer, Phil Tayag and Joe Larot — under the name “Three Muskee”. By 2004, the group had grown to seven members. Tony Tran was the most […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Hope you all had a wonderful, but most of all relaxing spring break away from this frigid weather. Now, time for what you all are (hopefully) looking forward to – dance. Fans of “The Ellen Show” will recognize this one. Ellen came across a YouTube video of 3-year-old Heaven […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Some of the more underrated groups in dance are the single gender groups. Audience members tend to look for interaction and dynamic between guys and girls, which usually comes naturally. And it is entertaining to watch because while guys and girls may do the same dance, their technique is quite […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates This week, I thought I’d discuss a sport that’s near and dear to my heart – color guard. I was involved in it for about three years in high school, rounding out my career as captain my senior year. You may be wondering what color guard is exactly. Most […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates This week, I rediscovered a dance from a movie that I’m sure you’ve all heard of, if not watched – Step Up. The Step Up franchise began back in 2006, with the first movie starring Channing Tatum and his now wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Backed up by a tale of forbidden love, […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates If you don’t already do so, I suggest you read some of the emails and tweets Boston University sends out about various events going on around campus. I assure you there are tons of things that might peak your interest. In fact, this is how I got the chance […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates I clearly remember researching colleges during the summer before senior year, trying to decide what qualities of a college were really important to me. Sure, academics were the forerunner, but my teachers kept emphasizing the importance of a well-rounded college career. They stressed that the college I would end […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates By now, you all know me as the slightly-snarky freshman who writes about life advice for other students in the weekly column “Life Hacks.” In the tradition of the New Year, I’m putting that column to rest. Who am I to give life advice? I’ve learned that I still […]

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